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Pussy Riot Duo To Be Freed Despite 'disgraceful' Protest

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December 19, 2013 AT 4:43 AM
Vladimir Putin said on Thursday two jailed members of the punk band Pussy Riot will be freed under an amnesty that will also see the release of 30 environmental activists, eliminating two points of tension with the West as the country gets set to host the Winter Olympics. During his annual and wide-ranging televised news conference, Putin said, "I feel sorry for Pussy Riot not for the fact that they were jailed, but for disgraceful behavior that has degraded the image of women,”